You don’t need teaching experience for some of these companies, but it helps. Having a B.A. in English, education, or teaching helps too.
Most of these companies prefer Westerners from Canada or the United States.
It helps to have experience, but that may not matter to some companies. However, having strong writing, grammar, and organizational skills will go a long way in your search for gigs.
You won’t necessarily have to write while actively traveling. For example, you could research places of note.
You may have to include a link to a product or business who sponsors your client in the article.
For example, you may have to include links to luggage, sunglasses, or camping gear in your articles.
The type of articles you write depends on your client. Or, you’ll pitch ideas.
You should keep in mind that there is a lot of competition for this kind of work. The pay is irregular. And, you’ll need to write for several clients at once, at least three or more, to make any appreciable pay.
If you snag a few jobs, you may be able to make $20,000 annually to start.
There are many companies, like medical institutions, technological companies, and companies that schedule speaking engagements, that have backlogs of audio data files that need to be transcribed.
You don’t need experience, but there won’t be a lot of pay. Transcribers with experience and certifications to prove it make the most money.
These jobs are time sensitive in most cases. It can take four hours or more to transcribe one hour of audio for the average transcriber.
If you have the experience, or are willing to learn as you go along, you won’t hurt for work. You can make between $20,000 to $38,000 to start with.
This is one online job you’ll need training, especially in learning foreign languages. You will be translating written documents and audio files from one language into another. It is not enough to have basic fluency.
You need to have perfect written and spoken grammar. You’ll have to prove your proficiency in tests. It will also help to have certifications and/or speak several languages.